Obelisk of Ihy
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5221, offering room debris
Overall: 64 x 20 x 15 cm (25 3/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a small limestone obelisk with sunk hieroglyphic insciptions along one face: Hry Xbt, nswt, Imy-r, wpt Htp and name IHy.
From Giza, G 5221, offering room debris. Nov. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition